About: derivatives

Euro & Finance 14-04-2015

Thompson: Keep an eye on risky derivatives trades

Since the financial crisis, 25 repositories have begun listing so-called over-the-counter derivatives trades, securities transactions which are not carried out on stock exchanges. But the number of such warehouses is beginning to work against transparency and effective risk avoidance, according to Larry Thompson.
Euro & Finance 09-02-2010

Banker: Politicians are missing the big picture

Sony Kapoor, a former Lehman Brothers investment banker, spoke to EURACTIV about how politicians' fixation on appeasing public anger over bank bail-outs and bonuses has led to lack of vision in clamping down on banks.